Skype 2.8.0.851 Released

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Date: Thursday, February 11th, 2010, 04:05
Category: Software

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On Monday, Skype released version 2.8.0.851 of its popular Voice over Internet Protocol communications program.

The new version, a 43.3 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and features:

- Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Skype Access was not working
- Skype occasionally crashed when the host of a conference call would hang up on one participants during the call.
- Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Users were unable to call phone numbers via their Mac Address Book.
- Platform specific: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Some animated emoticons were not displayed correctly.
- Skype crashed due to invalid avatars (occurred seldom).
- Users sometimes experienced an “Unable to mount database” error message when launching Skype.
- Skype crashed when a user quit after opening an authorization missed event.
- Platform specific: OS X 10.3 Panther Occasionally Skype crashed right after an account was created.
- Improved notification on how to disable a mood message chat.

Skype 2.8.0.851 is available for free and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later to install and run.

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